Celebrity All the Photos from Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix's Adorable Date Night in Cannes Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara made their romance public when they stepped out for the first time as a couple at the closing ceremonies for the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. Here's a look at their cutest moments from the night. By Maria Mercedes Lara Maria Mercedes Lara Instagram Twitter Maria Mercedes Lara is the Digital Content Operations Director for PEOPLE, where she oversees content management and editorial workflow for the digital team as well as focus on increasing growth through PEOPLE's newsletters, homepage and notification audiences. She previously held the position of Deputy News Director for PEOPLE.com. Before joining PEOPLE, Maria worked at POPSUGAR, SpinMedia Group and Jezebel. She graduated with a B.A. in Literature from Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at the New School in New York City. Maria currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and two children. People Editorial Guidelines Published on May 29, 2017 10:21 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 10 APPLAUSE Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara sat together during the award ceremony. 02 of 10 JUST ONE TOUCH VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images Joaquin Phoenix gave Rooney Mara a subtle rub at the ceremony. 03 of 10 BEST MAN Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Joaquin Phoenix grabbed Rooney Mara's thigh when he was announced as the Best Actor winner at Cannes. 04 of 10 BIG WINNER Alberto PIZZOLI/AFP PHOTO/Getty Images Joaquin Phoenix looked shocked when he was announced the winner for his role in You Were Never Really Here. 05 of 10 HERE'S A HUG ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images Rooney Mara gave Joaquin Phoenix a sweet hug when he won. 06 of 10 WINNING LOOK Starface /Splash News Online Rooney Mara sweetly grabbed Joaquin Phoenix's arm as he prepared to approach the stage. 07 of 10 CARPOOL Splash News and Pictures Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix left the ceremony in the same car. 08 of 10 SWIFT EXIT Splash News Online The couple looked smart (even with Joaquin Phoenix's Converese!) as they left the venue. 09 of 10 SOLO STRIDE Neilson Barnard/Getty Rooney Mara walked the red carpet solo, meeting with Joaquin Phoenix inside 10 of 10 ROYAL WAVE Zuma Rooney Mara waved at fans as she entered the venue.